Region 12 Virginia Odyssey of the Mind

Region 12 Tournament – 18 March 2017 at Manassas Park HS

The Region 12 Odyssey of the Mind tournament will be held on 18 March 2017 at Manassas Park HS & MS.  

Remember each team must provide both an all day judge and a 2-hour volunteer and to complete your registration, our treasurer must receive your payment of $85.00 either online or by check by 15 February 2016.  Tournament registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE!  Registration is now closed.

Click here to check on your team and judge registration status.  If you missed registration, please contact the Regional Director

Judge Registration is Open!

Tournament judge registration is now open.  You must be 18 or older to be a tournament judge and must attend Judges Training on 25 February, 2017 at Rocky Run MS in Centreville, VA. Click here for information on the specific judging roles.  Judge registration will close on 23 February.

Click here to begin Judge Registration

If you are judging for a team, make sure the coach registers the team before you register.

Order Your T-Shirts and Pins Before 29 January!!

We will have a limited supply of these products available on tournament day and prices go up.
Pre-orders will be available for picked up on Saturday 25 February at Rocky Run Middle School from 10AM to 1PM or at tournament on 18 March 2016 at concessions when you arrive!  

Click here to pre-order t-shirts & other items online to save! 

Online T-shirt Pre-orders Close on 29 January 2017. 
Service charges do not apply to these sale prices.

Black Shirt

Spontaneous Workshop – 21 January 2017 – Sold Out!

This Spontaneous Workshop is conducted in a “tournament like” environment – it is NOT a competition!

Each Team performs two spontaneous problems and watches another team perform two problems. Team members plus coaches (limit 2) can participate. Partial teams and substitute coaches are welcome to participate if necessary. Each team must provide a volunteer to help us make the workshop a success.  Coaches are encouraged to be the team volunteer.  This is open to Division I, II, and III teams only.  Sorry – No Primary teams.

This event is SOLD OUT! 

Coaches Q&A – January 31, 2017

Coaches, if you have any problem specific questions (NOT solution related questions) you’d like to ask our
Problem Captains stop by Centreville Public Library, Meeting Rooms between 7:00 PM and 8:45 PM
on January 31for a Coaches Q&A session. This event is for coaches only please. NO team members!

Click here for more information.

Balsa “Crush-a-thon” – February 11, 2017

The “Balsa Crush-a-thon” is for balsa teams who want to test their structure prior to the tournament.

  1. Teams can actually crush their structure(s) if you don’t have a crusher apparatus and weights
  2. Become familiar with the equipment before the tournament
  3. This is a FREE event open to any Odyssey balsa team

Click here for more information

Welcome To Northern Virginia Odyssey

Northern Virginia Odyssey has five Regional Boundaries.  This website supports the Odyssey of the Mind program in Prince William County and lower parts of Fairfax County known as Region 12 – NoVA South. Click here to see which schools / organizations in Region 12 have registered an Odyssey of the Mind program.

Click here for searchable database of the all public schools, private schools, and home schools organizations which currently participate in Odyssey of the Mind in Northern Virginia.  Here are links to the other regions of Northern Virginia Odyssey of the Mind program:

If you don’t see your school but want to start the program, contact us at